On the 17th of January 2019, Chivas Regal hosted the Italian final of the startup contest Chivas Venture. Every year, the Chivas Venture gives away $1 million in no-strings funding to social entrepreneurs, who blend profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world.
The Italian projects have been selected by the Skoll Center For Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford along with the Italian Chivas Regal team, Ashoka, Confindustria Giovani Imprenditori, H-Farm and Impact Hub. Among the four Italian finalists, Vegea was recognized as the best project and will fly to London to attend a tailor made accelerator program of coaching and mentoring held by The Conduit, a social business platform.
Vegea team will then be part of the world final at the Next Web Conference in Amsterdam, one of the world’s major festivals of technology and innovation.